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Fortunat scores 12 as Rider beats Canisius 65-61
RIDER 65, CANISIUS 61
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Junior Fortunat scored 12 points off the
bench and Rider beat Canisius 65-61 Saturday.
The Broncs (18-12, 12-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
avenged an earlier 67-50 loss to Canisius (18-12, 11-7). 25.
Trailing 38-31 at halftime, Rider outscored the Golden Griffins
34-23 in the second half for its fifth straight win.
Canisius, up 11 points early, started quickly when Alshwan Hymes
recorded his 1,000th career point with a 3-pointer to start the
game. He was 1 of 6 on treys afterwards, scoring 7 points.
Canisius, 7 of 25 on treys, was 2 for 10 after the break.
Fortunat hit 5 of 5 from the field. Jonathon Thompson and
Nurideen Lindsey scored 11 points apiece, Lindsey hitting 5 of 6
from the floor. Rider made 25 of 46 shots and outscored Canisius
34-20 in the paint.
Isaac Sosa, Harold Washington and Billy Baron scored 14 apiece
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